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Ojai / Ventura, CA

About Ojai / Ventura

Ojai and Ventura are small citied located in Ventura County. Ojai and Ventura are the ideal weekend getaways for those looking for quaint lodging or the royal treatment. Whether you get pampered at the spa or surfing at the beach, there is something for everyone in these charming little towns.

Given its moderate Mediterranean style climate, Ojai always has a bounty of delicious local produce that you can enjoy at lovely restaurants, purchase at farmers’ markets, and sip at wineries. Make sure that you take the time to stroll downtown’s Ojai Avenue and see what is happening at Libbey Bowl and Libbey Park.

Ventura, on the other hand, is a beach town to the core. Whether you are strolling down the Ventura promenade, taking on the waves at Surfer’s Point Beach, or building a sandcastle, Ventura is the perfect spot for some fun in the sun. Plus, Ventura is an excellent hopping point to visit the Channel Islands.

If you are looking to unplug from the world, Ojai and Ventura are the perfect places to visit.

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Gull on Ventura Pier California from Tumbleweed Travel
Lifeguard booth towering above sand near historic wooden pier San Buenaventura Southern California from Tumbleweed Travel
Panoramic view of Ojai Valley before 2017 wildfires. from Tumbleweed Travel
Morning sun glows off surfer as east winds blow tops of waves at Ventura beach. from Tumbleweed Travel


  • Sample olive oil at Ojai Olive Oil
  • See a Sunday film at the Ojai Playhouse or a play at Ventura’s Rubicon Theatre
  • Take a horseback riding tour
  • Go camping at the Lake Casitas Recreation Area
  • Island hop across the Channel Islands


Type: Town

Season: Year Round

Climate: Coast

Airport(s): Los Angeles

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